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Russia Finds 10 Weapons Unsuccessful

Russia Finds 10 Weapons Unsuccessful 24 December, 2016

Following operations in Syria, Russia’s Armed Forces have suspended the purchase of ten items of military hardware due to the faults revealed. Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said, “"We have revealed imperfections that cannot be seen during field trials. The purchase of ten items of military hardware will be suspended until the faults are removed," Shoigu made this statement at the final meeting of the Defence Ministry’s board, which was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin. According to the defence minister, 162 items of advanced and upgraded military hardware have been tested during the military operation in Syria. Shoigu did not give further information about such failed weapons.

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